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Nissan Switzerland to relocate 90 jobs

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 08:42

Nissan International has announced restructuring that which will effectively relocate 90 jobs to the company’s European headquarters near Paris by April 2017

Brazil's trade union centres take action against Temer reforms

Thu, 10/27/2016 - 02:27

IndustriALL's affiliated unions held a day of protest against Temer reform proposals that will freeze public spending for 20 years.

Iran continues to imprison trade unionists

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 02:33

As IndustriALL welcomes its first affiliated trade union from Iran, the country’s government continues to imprison labour leaders for their activities.

Factory fire in Pakistan

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 03:07

One worker was injured when a fire broke out in a textile factory in Karachi, Pakistan, in the early hours of 24 October. 

Mexican Senate approves labour law reforms

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:03

On 13 October 2016 the Mexican Senate unanimously approved an initiative that amends Articles 107 and 123 of the Mexican Constitution, paving the way for a significant advance for workers in the country.

Unions demand real commitment from LafargeHolcim

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 09:50

About 60 delegates from different countries all over the world with presence of the leading cement and construction materials producer, LafargeHolcim came to Hyeres, France for their third world union conference from 17 to 19 October 2016.

Chile – thousands march against unfair pension system

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 03:43

On 16 October, 75,000 people took to the streets in Chile to manifest against the country’s pension system run by private companies, known as AFP. It is the third time since August that thousands of Chileans protest against the low pensions paid out, compared to the high corporate profits.

We cannot give space to the enemies of peace, says Colombian union leader

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:00

The president of IndustriALL Global Union Colombian affiliate, USO, says it is preparing to mobilize support for peace in Colombia, after a referendum on 2 October rejected a government peace deal with FARC rebels.

Labour rights are human rights: UN report

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:45

A powerful new UN report on freedom of assembly criticizes the “artificial distinction” between labour and human rights.

IndustriALL supports Carlton United Breweries boycott

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:32

A resolution at IndustriALL’s 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro supports the call to boycott union-busting Carlton United Breweries.

IndustriALL shows solidarity with victims of BHP Billiton

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:10

As BHP Billiton shareholders meet in London, IndustriALL sends solidarity to mining giant's victims

Trade unions protest one year after Mariana mining disaster

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 07:35

Trade unions from all over the world are together preparing a protest for 5 November, the first anniversary of the biggest environmental tragedy in Brazil’s history, at the Samarco mine, BHP Billiton.

Congress resolutions on peace in Colombia and against the coup in Brazil

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 04:47

IndustriALL Global Union’s 2nd World Congress approved resolutions to support peace in Colombia and oppose the coup in Brazil.

Labour rights are human rights: UN report

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 10:50

A powerful new UN report on freedom of assembly criticizes the “artificial distinction” between labour and human rights.

6,000 jobs to go at state-owned mines in Botswana

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 09:54

More than six thousand mine workers in Botswana will lose their jobs on 31st October following the move to put state-owned mining company BCL Limited into voluntary liquidation. 

Atle Høie

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 03:07
Atle Høie
Assistant General Secretary

Atle Høie was elected Assistant General Secretary of IndustriALL Global Union at IndustriALL's 2nd Congress on 5 October 2016. He was previously International Secretary of Fellesforbundet, the Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions. 

Jenny Holdcroft

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 02:53
Jenny Holdcroft
Assistant General Secretary

Workers at Nissan US fight for the right to organize

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:42

French and US trade unions joined forces with IndustriALL and French parliamentarians on 12 October in Paris, to call on Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to stop the anti-union practices at the Nissan plant, Canton, Mississippi.

Unions discuss transatlantic organizing

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:23

German and U.S. union members met in Berlin today to share experiences and plans to build power on both sides of the Atlantic through coordinated organizing.

IndustriALL rallies against precarious work on 7 October

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:17

As IndustriALL Global Union affiliates around the world took action to stop precarious work on 7 October, a new logo for the campaign was unveiled on the last day of IndustriALL’s 2nd Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.